The Story Of The Bear And The Little Girl

A little girl was walking in the forest and heard a loud growl. She was suddenly met by a big bear. “Stop!” she called out, “You’re scaring me.” She took a deep breath and asked, “Are you my friend?” The bear walked towards her, “Look into my eyes, little one, what do...

THEY JUDGE ME. THEY JUDGE ME NOT.

 Judging others is really easy to do. A person I’m quite close to recently said to me, “I feel like you’re judging me.”    I paused, quickly asked myself if there was any truth in that phrase, and, with sadness, responded, “Yes,...

THEY LIKE ME. THEY LIKE ME NOT.

[1]  BOTTOM LINE:  It was quite liberating when I first realized I only had a 50/50 chance of someone liking me. It doesn’t matter how much I want someone to like me (or worse, EVERYONE to like me), that decision is out of my control. It’s perfectly ok if...

YOUR INNER HANDSOME

Your Inner-Handsome [a/k/a] really really really ridiculously good looking… INNER-BEAUTY? The word “inner-beauty” doesn’t have that appeal it used to have. Like most powerful phrases, we tend to overuse them and they eventually lose their pizzazz. The beauty of...

A WELCOMING SPACE

A WELCOMING SPACE How well do you respond to strangers?   Let’s say I give you a cup of water, and you say “Thank you”, and my response back is, “You’re welcome.” – what my response is actually saying is, “You are...

STRIVING (sigh, sooo exhausting)

(this video is an intro to the article) I was having dinner with a dear friend of mine. I knew something was a bit “off” in me. She summarized it. “Karen, you’re striving.” She was right. It got me thinking… IS THERE ‘GOOD STRIVING’ AND...